Posted by: wildflowerz | January 1, 2012

2011 Book Post

Here we go.  All the stats from the books I’ve read this year!

  • Total Books Read:  229
  • Total Pages Read:  82,305
  • Total Number of Books from a Series:  150
  • Total Number of Books Not from a Series:  79
  • Author Most Read:  J. D. Robb

Books Read by Month:

  • January:  17 (7%)
  • February:  20 (9%)
  • March:  21 (9%)
  • April:  15 (7%)
  • May:  18 (8%)
  • June:  19 (8%)
  • July:  13 (6%)
  • August:  24 (10%)
  • September:  24 (10%)
  • October:  19 (8%)
  • November:  19 (8%)
  • December:  20 (9%)

Books Read by Category:

  • Classics:  6 (3%)
  • Fantasy:  9 (4%)
  • Fiction:  34 (15%)
  • Graphic Novels:  4 (2%)
  • Historical Fiction:  2 (1%)
  • Juvenile:  19 (8%)
  • Memoir:  3 (1%)
  • Mystery:  46 (20%)
  • Nonfiction:  8 (3%)
  • Romance:  14 (6%)
  • Science Fiction:  8 (3%)
  • Supernatural:  27 (12%)
  • Young Adult:  49 (21%)

Books by Source:

  • Borrowed:  2 (1%)
  • Library:  120 (52%)
  • Owned:  106 (46%)
  • Owned/Kindle:  1 (0%)

Books by Rating:

  • A+:  10 (4%)
  • A:  29 (13%)
  • A-:  17 (7%)
  • B+:  33 (14%)
  • B:  33 (14%)
  • B-:  17 (7%)
  • C+:  33 (14%)
  • C:  15 (7%)
  • C-:  5 (2%)
  • D+:  12 (5%)
  • D:  16 (7%)
  • D-:  5 (2%)
  • F:  4 (2%)

Best Books of the Year:

  • Unbearable Lightness by Portia de Rossi
  • Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher
  • Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier
  • A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin
  • Paladin of Souls by Lois McMaster Bujold
  • Assassin’s Apprentice by Robin Hobb
  • Shards of Honor by Lois McMaster Bujold
  • Barrayar by Lois McMaster Bujold
  • Rot & Ruin by Jonathan Maberry
  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J. K. Rowling

Worst Books of the Year:

  • Middlemarch by George Eliot
  • Beyond the Highland Mist by Karen Maring Moning
  • Insatiable by Meg Cabot
  • Supernaturally by Kiersten White
  • Transgressions by Sarah Dunant
  • Christmas at Timberwoods by Fern Michaels
  • Mad as the Dickens by Toni L. P. Kelner
  • Purses and Poison by Dorothy Howell
  • Written on Your Skin by Meredith Duran

Well, there you go.  The only comparisons I’ll make are that last year I read 211 books and this year I read 229, so 18 more this year.  Last year I read 76,169 pages and this year I read 82,305, so 6,136 more.  Finally, the average length of the books I read last year was 361 pages.  This year, it was 359, so just 2 less ages per book on average.

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